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Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 3:30am EST
by tweeting me at ali velshi and at ajrealmoney. here to help us is our good ryan is a financial adviser and ceo of optimum capital management. he joins me now. i want to pick up where i left off. asset companies behave differently. they all do different things under the same circumstances which is why i think too many people think of the stock market as on or off, in or out. >> right. you have unsystemic risks, and systemic risks. you can't get rid of systemic risks, but you can diversify away unsystematic risk. so if one stock goes up, you might want to decrease your exposure to that, or if you say i like the low-interest rate environment and the emerging market, so i might want to increase allocation to that. it really tolerance. >> risk tolerance, there are a million ways to get it. i still find that people will find out that they are moderate risk, but then they will want to back up the truck and invest in a hot ipo. >> if you ride it down -- you don't invest according to a motion. you invest according to a plan. a lot of individuals as you said earlier, 16,000 on the dow, 1800 for
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 8:59am EST
it makes sense to invest in the united states and use this as your platform. i have to say i have been visited by companies from all around the world. some of which are represented in this audience in recent weeks who said between our legal system, our innovation, ecosystem, our workforce, the access to cheap and cleaner energy that this is a platform that they want to base themselves at. when you add to that, the network of trade agreements that were currently negotiating, this can be a global platform for exports and i think we'll see more and more investment as a resu result. we're seeing an investment in manufacturing in certain sectors we never thought we'd see additional investment and we're seeing expansion of services and investment in our agricultural sector, which is of world class character. so we're very optimistic about the u.s. being a platform for global investment and global exports with these treaties and agreements providing the context for that and this summit bringing attention to that and it's nice to be on a panel where everybody supports what it is that we're doi
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 11:29am EST
questions. >> it might be advisable for us to work with them so we might be able to give them a good recommendation as to what the strength should be given kind of the predictable nature of intensifying of storms. water expands when it's heated, oceans are getting much warmer. as a result, the waves are much higher. as a result, the storms are much more devastating. so this is something that is scientifically indisputable and something we should work with them to help them think it through. it's worth noting this typhoon was forecast to potentially hit vietnam after it just struck the philippines. last month the united states and vietnam agreed to a civil nuclear cooperation agreement. i think we should begin to think about whether or not we should be putting nuclear power plants with u.s. cooperation in countries like vietnam knowing without proper protection there could be catastrophic consequences that flow from the interaction of a natural disaster and a nuclear power plant that is not as strong or well positioned as it could be. we just saw that in japan. they are going to be go
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 10:29am EST
from state department and u.s. aid officials held by the foreign relations subcommittee. this is live coverage on c-span3. >>> good morning. let me welcome you all to the subcommittee on east asia and the pacific for the senate foreign relations committee. let me thank chairman menendez for allowing us to conduct this subcommittee hearing on such short notice. senator rubio, thank you very much for your help and your staff's help in arranging this hearing in record time. when we say the senate can't act quickly, we did act quickly on putting this hearing together, and i very much appreciate that, all the people who worked to make this possible. nice to see you again, we were together yesterday, billy, referred to that, but the filipino ambassador to the united states is a friend and has been extremely helpful to us. shortly after the typhoon, we had a chance to talk, and at that time i expressed our deep condolence on the loss of life as a result of the typhoon, and america's interest to exercise leadership internationally in assisting the filipinos in the recovery, saving lives, and
PBS
Nov 18, 2013 6:30pm PST
the ceremony the idea has said. our show. this site the city. no use. such. ford india. he loves. the studio all the dishes all subjects on this. i'm sure. all of you who didn't read this. it is so it is. it was. he's eating counterparts to combine she had met in kenya is not the same town clerk to open a multipurpose didn't eat it at first on the blog in between neighbors. in a surprise move the box and gunmen on sunday said the put upon the preston based chef one five season but the canadian agency and suspended the constitution in two thousand and seven. in tedium is the charging insanity khan said the government but asked him what injustice. just read the note to try to share. if convicted he could be punished by death or life imprisonment. general musharraf would be the fuss to get it right the season so the tree with its acoustic and sixty six year history. he is also facing criminal prosecution in all cases the data can stand and bought a move to christie's inside this could be a move by the fed govt to deflect attention from the vatican could succeed in biden's has been set up lots o
PBS
Nov 18, 2013 8:30pm PST
including tax elimination and intellectual property rights us officials have submitted a document covering more than half of the twenty one categories under discussion including investment environment and the government that can dance but they aren't giving away on some of the issues that had invited participant negotiators from emerging economies want foreign companies to share knowledge and technologies when they in fact the us delegates want to make sure government can demand technology transfer if an athlete and a thirty one st rita's have had a busy few weeks the dow jones industrial average keeps revealing it to read it i knew chad johnson now found that this is that so it's been going up and up enough where we had no one is for the number of times it's broken a record kept it in the seventh one night just this month it to put that into perspective the dogs caught up more than twelve hundred dollars over the last forty days. i mean this is placed. new york stocks to an all time high on monday assertion by letters lifted the dow jones in the shop which passed the sixteen thousand mark
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 1:00am EST
,000. it's been 11 days since the catastrophe - only now are some able to leave. 50 u.s. navy ships and aer plains are taking part in global relief efforts. >> law makers in canada strippeded more power from rob ford. it had bizarre moments, he knocked over a council woman, and he mocked another law-maker. rob ford is refusing to step down. he says heel go to court to get back his authority. >> a deadly plane crash in russia video has been released. it captures the boeing 737 crashing and exploding. all 50 on board were kalilled. those are the headlines "consider this" is up next. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> here are the headlines at this hour. >> only on al jazeera america. >> every morning from 5 to 9am al jazeera america brings you more us and global news than any other american news channel. find out what happened and what to expect. >> start every morning, every day, 5am to 9 eastern with al jazeera america. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particu
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
the government's ability to police the use of digital currency with the laws currently on the books. online decentralized systems allow people to exchange goods and services without using real money, including bit coins. this hearing is two and a half hours. >>> good afternoon, everyone. thank you for joining us, we especially want to thank our witnesses, panel number one, and somewhere in the audience, panel number two. the i.d. card is there, so pick it up please and put it where it belongs. that way we'll know who you are and you will, too. my succeeder in the senate used to say many years ago, he would say, his advice was wear a big button. wear a big button when you're campaigning so you'll remember your name and so will other people, too. we want to make sure people remember your name. over the past several months, this committee has engaged in a investigation into the potential implications of virtual currencies. during the course of this inquiry, we've examined the issues and potential risks and threats that virtual kecurrenci pose as well as some of the potential promise that some
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 3:00am EST
that by using our targets financial measures under 311 of the patriots act to name liberty reserve as a primary money concern. we stand ready to take additional regulatory actions as necessary to stop other abuses. as the financial intelligence unit for the united states, fincen must stay current on how money is being laundering in the united states so we can share the expertise with our law enforcement, regulatory, industry, and foreign policies and serve as the cornerstone of this country's aml regime. we're meeting this as we continue to deliver cutting edge analyt klt products to inform the actions of our partners. we're committed to remaining at the forefront of development in the years to come. we have made oversight of the virtual currency development a priority, and we're encouraged by the progress we have made thus far. thank you for inviting me to testify before you today. >> thank you so much for being here. for the meeting you had with our staff and me last week, and for your testimony. thank you. ms. raman, pleasero proceed. >> thank you for the opportunity to come before the commi
PBS
Nov 19, 2013 10:30am PST
add that to life. the us towards her is missing it's not with human rights creature posting announcements of it and that's all the troubles together if that is thick and fast hundred pounds. all that remains for u s predator drone strike right here in yemen that killed two suspected members of al qaeda but also send billions to is the loss of innocent life to justify can fight against al qaeda. stay with us as we report on one of the front lines in the war on terror on the rio rico with five actual currency pickling peaks as nourishment in the lives of kids names and objects in the financial status at the us senate hearing the new. he's a comment like promotes good pieces on skype with me. it's up to twenty three people have been killed and powerful blast in the iranian embassy in evidence capsule buried and iranian cultural sharing is among the victims of the bombings that are injured more than one hundred and four c lebanese group links to al qaeda has reportedly claimed responsibility for that not only discussed conference was the house in a text. it also opened at nine t
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 4:00am EST
. there were more than 70 twisters across 12 states. >> in the philippines deaths stand at 4,000. about 50 u.s. navy ships and aircraft are taking part in global relief efforts. video of the deadly plane crash in russia have been released. a security camera captured the boeing 737 crashing nose-first and exploding. 50 on board were kill. >> lawmakers in canada voted to strip power from toronto mayor rob ford. the meeting had bizarre moments with rob ford knocking over a council woman, he mocked another that interrupted his brother. >> rob ford is refusing to step down. he says he'll go to court to get back his authority as mayor? a. >> "america tonight itself is next on al jazeera. you can get the latest on aljazeera.com. america tonight's joie chen. >> we would like to now are you pleased with the rescue effort? >> the cradle of civilization, the plan to rebuild the marshes of mesopotamia. are >> good evening everyone, thanks for joining us. joie chen is on assignment i'm adam may. meth amphetamine is continuing to ravage all across middle america. every time law enforcement contraction down
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2013 3:30pm PST
professionals coming up wore standing on the shoulder of other projects that have come before us like good neighborhood that have laid the foundation to continue the food justice work and the model we follow. we also want to thank the community. we wish all the babies would be in this room. we hunger for healthy food and our community is behind supporting those stories. we appreciate being hero in this moment to recognize that every honor we get at food guardians it's for our deeply rooted partnerships with the community. withhold to honor the fact our work is funded by kaiser permanent at the and it takes time to sort out the injustice. we want to thank the department of health. we wouldn't have access of the acknowledge and training and training people in the community to come up as young professionals and be a model for the community. we want to thank our associates that helped to train us to move the shelving unit and how to influence the store items to stock healthier items that produce is profitable. we want to thank all the organizations basically, the kernel and the seed for helpin
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 12:00am EST
to rebuild the marshes of mesopotamia. are >> good evening everyone, thanks for joining us. joie chen is on assignment i'm adam may. meth amphetamine is continuing to ravage all across middle america. every time law enforcement contraction down on meth production, it pops up in different form. christophe putzel reports. >> veronica has been addicted to meth amphetamine for more than a third of her life. commonly referred to as speed, dope or ice, the drug is highly addictive and has been decimating rural communities like the one veronica has been living in for decades. >> they refer the to it as a walk away drug. you walk away from everything you ever valued for your next high. >> he says meth amphetamine after a dipping in consumption a few years ago due to drug enforcement, is at a new high. >> i don't know how something has had such a effect on someone's quality of life as the use of meth amphetamine. >> i was 26 when i started using. and i'm 43 years old now. that's how it goes around here, though. five miles from here and five miles around you there's probably 100 or more. people
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 3:29pm EST
to support the women and men who are trying to move afghanistan forward. we will certainly, the three of us, be deeply involved in making that case. but we need a virtual army now that the real army is leaving, we need a virtual army to help us make the case and to build that awareness here in the united states and around the world. [ applause ] >> well, thank you to you both, mrs. bush, secretary clinton. thank you for all you've done. thank you for all you will surely continue to do. thank you for being an extraordinary bipartisan face on an issue that has no partisanship. >> we're live on capitol hill for the hearing on development of virtual currencies. what current and potential uses will be. we'll hear how national security issues could be affected by those currencies. at this hearing held by the senate banking committee. we see the chairman of the committee, senator jeff merkel from oregon seated there. i want to read the story about another hearing yesterday said virtual currency bitcoin took a big step towards mainstream as federal authorities signaled their willingness to accept i
FOX Business
Nov 18, 2013 7:00pm EST
that the administration is now hoping that 80% of users will be able to use the website to enroll in obamacare by the end of the month. and this includes a way for consumers to bypass the half billion dollar website and the website will be greatly improved with almost no errors and that includes the fumbled rollout not sitting well with some of the president's most ardent supporters come including nancy pelosi who famously said that we have to pass the bill to find out what is in it. she white house correspondent ed henry has our report. >> whoever is in charge of this is in charge of the long-term health care. and jay carney would not deny a possible shakeup. the administration is lowering the bar by defining success to enroll in health care plan, which seems to bug even top democrats. >> it is not acceptable, but they are saying that and this includes the fixes to the website that they had anticipated, they have anticipated at least 80% by december 1 as we go forward in a has to be improved upon them. reporter: nancy pelosi went on to say that overall she still believes the law will work, only reaching
SFGTV2
Nov 19, 2013 3:00pm PST
can keep up with us today but i know the version on the web site is also captioned. with that, we'll turn it over to the video. >> if making accessible parking work. >> i have cerebral palsy, consequently i use a wheelchair. i will look for the nearest blue zones i can unload the chair, if it's unavailable it's frustrated because i have a hard time getting in and out of the car. >> i had polio when i was 9 years old so i have walked with cufrps or braces all my life. parking is tight already and people are frustrated. i've noticed there are more and more people with disabled placards. i am blaipbd and i had a neighbor offer me $400 to use my placard when he drove into the city. it's seen as a way to get free parking. >> making accessible parking work. >> i have cerebral parking, kaupbs quepbltly -- consequently i use a wheelchair. >> we'll give that just a moment to see if we can get through the technical difficulties and if not we can switch over to the rest of our program. oblg, well why don't we move on to the rest of the program, then. >> back to the regular scheduling. co
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 12:29pm EST
there is such interest in retaining at least the option of using nuclear weapons in response to a massive conventional attack is that those countries underably are not keen on being liberated after six months of heavy fighted. they are interested in the attack not happening or at least being stopped. i think one of the issues that the alliance has to face, one that we face in connection with korea, that there's sort of two models of how you address an invasion. one is the kind of at some point you will decide that war is inevitable and mobilize and start flowing stuff and everything goes at once. and you talk about we used to fight in divisions the idea was we would move ten divisions to europe in ten days. it's a major of the way it was planned. first day was spent filling out paperwork. but that was what we were going to do, damn it. one of things we have to bear in mind to think realistically about this scenario, this is extremely unlikely to be an absolute bolt from the blue. there's lots of history of tactical surprise. to my knowledge no history in the last couple of hundred years at least of st
Al Jazeera America
Nov 18, 2013 9:00pm EST
for excessive drinking and he admitdrug use. he'll go to court to get back more authority. nasa's mission to investigate the upper atmosphere on mars now underway, a robotic spacecraft called maven, is underway, how mars went from earth like to a barren desert. >>> you can get the alatest on aljazeera.com. >> often america tonight: a recipe for disaster. a crack down on meth in rural america leads to a new problem. >> you know the mexicans are bringing it over by the truckloads. >> how one family is treating shake-and-bake for mexican ice. >> i'm winning, everybody is winning, all good. >> president aquino, face to face with the typhoon and america tonight's joie chen. >> we would like to now are you pleased with the rescue effort? >> the cradle of civilization, the plan to rebuild the marshes of mesopotamia. >> good evening everyone, thanks for joining us. joie chen is on assignment i'm adam may. meth amphetamine is continuing to ravage all across middle america. every time law enforcement contraction down on meth production, it pops up in different form. christophe putzel reports. >> v
Al Jazeera America
Nov 18, 2013 7:30pm EST
. >> hi, i'm lisa flesher and you're in the stream. pakistan and the u.s., friends, enemies orr friend mys. we take an independent look at this complicated relationship. our digital producer bringing in all your live feedback of which we have tons today. >> all angles. international tweets. and pakistanis can agree they agree on knock. then we have brandon. pakistan wants what the u.s. has but hates what they stand for. and here is my favorite comment on facebook. united states has had an arranged marriage, they are always in court filing before divorce, by the end of staying married, but living separated but america still has to pay child support, after all there was love at some point. >> and the kids being the people of both countries totally confused. >> . >> drones, nukes, the talibans and anti-sentiments. these are just some of the issues that are complicated the fractures u.s. pakistan alliance since 9/11. pakistan is a recipient of a huge chunk of military aid. but mutual mistrust and the arms of groups brought into questions whether both countries stage share a strategi
SFGTV
Nov 18, 2013 9:00pm PST
san francisco so special. we keep everybody here and that allow us to recover our economy, and everything because it's so interdependent. >> so that is a difficult goal but i think we can achieve it over the long time so thank you very much for hosting us and hosting this great exhibit, and thank you very much for joining >> welcome to the monday, november 18, 2013 meeting of the san francisco small business commission. the meeting is called to order at 2:07 p.m. our thankses goes didto city hall building management media services and sfgov tv for making this possible. members of the public silence cell phones and electronic devices. speaker cards are at the front for those wishing to speak on any agenda item. speaker cards enable a more accurate record of public comments. you can return completed speaker cards to me. additionally there is a sign in sheet at the front table for those that would like to be added to our mailing list. we will now take a roll call. commissioner adams? >> here. >> commissioner dooley? >> here. >> commissioner dwight? >> here. >> commissioner o'
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2013 11:30am PST
propose and will help us to consider the proposed location and these are the trade offs and we need to figure out how to move forward on that proposal and to take that to do design work on that so we have design drawings. right now the current plan is to use in our cip, the mta cip we have $150 million set aside to fund these first 10 corridors with capital money. $150 million. so we want this money to go for not only going to do the outreach but to finalize the design and take advantage of that money and pursue this. >> i think wr continuing this item and also want to know what the negative impacts are for short-term so more discussion happens. i proposed this question and director chang as well. if you want to address that. >> good morning, director chang, this process is very important, a high priority process for the city and it's working it's way around public comment and we are going to support the mta in having those meetings and conversations to address community concerns that are still outstanding. i would say to move this project forward through the design phase, i would b
SFGTV
Nov 18, 2013 6:30pm PST
people use different tactics to push them out and it's another example of why we need better data gathering as well. lastly, i'm aware of a number of landlords that carry out what i would call unnecessary construction in order to make it for difficult for tenants to live peacefully in their units. it may not be to a level of harassment but at times it is. it pressure people to get the hell out or to move out of their units so they can be rented at much higher rentals. this is happening not opl the push out from ellis act units where you have some buildings vacating before others and the owner wants the units vacated as quickly as possible and we're working with different tenant organizations that would help address this problem as well. i want to thank the tenant organizations and community groups and supervisor campos as well. >> thank you, supervisor mar, supervisor yee >> thank you, chair campos and thanks for bringing this hearing to our attention. i read over the report and some things -- it's a good report. there's a lot of information in there. i felt like there's some mis
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 2:59pm EST
in afghanistan. it gives us a chance now, all americans, really, the chance to support those groups, to find the groups. the doctor is here, opus prize winner to promote her schools and women all over afghanistan. leslie schweitzer, fundraiser for university of afghanistan. i think maybe we may get some questions out of afghanistan from american university. you can give directly to the american university of afghanistan to make sure girls have scholarships there. so i think as our troops leave, it's very, very important that we continue to support all the programs that were built over the last 10 years in afghanistan, including many that came from this very council, the u.s. afghan women's council, and to work with our own congressmen and women to make sure afghanistan stays in the forefront, that people do pay attention to it. it's going to be -- once our troops leave, the eyes of the united states will move away. we can't let that happen. it just is so, so important. what's important are those lives in afghanistan, the people that have changed. we need to make sure they don't think we've s
Al Jazeera America
Nov 18, 2013 10:00pm EST
fire for excessive drinking and admitted drug use. he refused to step down, saying he'll go to court to get back his powers. >> nasa's mission to investigate the atmosphere on mars is under way. the "maven" launched today. it will try to discover how mars went from being like earth to a barren desert. "consider this" with antonio mora is next. >> america's midwest struggling and picking up the pieces after a deadly storm. how unusual is it for storms of this magnitude to strike in november. oprah knows a reason president obama's policies are struggling - racism. has the first black president been unfairly targeted or is harsh criticism a relating all presidents face. >> and a launch to mars. >> i'm antonio mora, welcome to "consider this," we begin with communities recovering from killer storms - overseas, in the philippines and the midwest. where people struggle to restart their lives after the farm belt was battered. the skies cleared, tornados killed six people in illinois, two in michigan, injured hundreds in 12 states, leaving tens of thousands homeless or without power. here is
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 5:00am EST
and scenes of devastation charred and i will bring you the latest. >> afghanistan president wants to stop u.s. soldiers searching afghan homes and the security pack may be at risk. >> tacloban is enough is enough. >> reporter: determined to recover, we look at how the philippines is trying to rebuild after a devastating typhoon. ♪ welcome to the show, we begin in lebanon where there have been two massive explosions in the capitol. at least 23 people have been killed including an iranian diplomate. it happened near the embassy in southern beirut and unclear what caused explosions but thought at least one of them was a car bomb and it happened in a neighborhood a few hundred meters away from the iranian embassy and rob reynolds has the latest details. >> reporter: the explosions were so powerful they turned cars into twisted piles of metal, tour the facade off buildings and gouged craters outside the iran embassy and smoke rose from burning vehicles. firefighters rushed to the scene trying to help the wounded. there are conflicting reports about the source of the blast and some saying they
PBS
Nov 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
into the offices of fourr needs. he with me on sat to skate sneezing fun in the story for us to a cave second and the general the chief prosecutors say address the media that open and you're done with it yet well the main thing that but he told us was that they have confirmed almost certainly that all these incidents that occurred throughout the day of the work of one soul gunmen said descriptions of the gunman at the vets to look at the difference and then the man who's who was seen as officials the se all week to the same man was hit pretty that he could still thought of him from security footage i've heard of barrett's health physical description up and take a lesson. but the solution is to get the money owing on the beaches and witness resulted in eggs that we can describe the male suspect of european appearance aged between thirty five and forty five standing behind the screen will meet at seventy one and eighteen drain pan. with this hasn't changed. they say will prevail and about the brutal artful. in terms of what you're wearing that dress offices there were reports of the recalls hav
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 2:30am EST
. and pakistanis can agree they agree on knock. then we have brandon. pakistan wants what the u.s. has but hates what they stand for. and here is my favorite comment on facebook. united states has had an arranged marriage, they are always in court filing before divorce, by the end of staying married, but living separated but america still has to pay child support, after all there was love at some point. >> and the kids being the people of both countries totally confused. >> . >> drones, nukes, the talibans and anti-sentiments. these are just some of the issues that are complicated the fractures u.s. pakistan alliance since 9/11. pakistan is a recipient of a huge chunk of military aid. but mutual mistrust and the arms of groups brought into questions whether both countries stage share a strategic effort. many americans view pack scan a country of 200 million people exclusively through the helps of violence. while many harbor conspiracy theories about america's role in the world. so how fragile is the alliance and what is it's future? to discuss this, we are joined by daniel marquise. at the counc
FOX Business
Nov 19, 2013 4:00pm EST
. "after the bell" starts right now. david: thank you so much for joining us today. we have a terrific show this hour. all-star guests. liz has been at the cme global leadership conference down in naples, florida, all day long. she joins us with some details what is coming up in our interviews. liz? liz: looking back we just had the former ecb economist. michael milkin says we have to get government out of propping up the housing market. stop helping people with mortgages. terry duffy ripping some new cftc new rules. particularly collateral for treasurys. that is a nightmare for u.s. business. we have the sal khan, he started putting together youtube lessons on simple math problems. today, four million problems are solved per day for u.s. schoolchildren. he is changing the face of education, david. i asked him a question. i know you will be very interested to hear the answer to, have you taken on the teachers union next? sal khan. david: i love it. we have the chairman of medtronics coming on. john coffey will talk about the jpmorgan decision. we have a lot going on. stay right where you ar
SFGTV
Nov 19, 2013 1:00am PST
's something we use daily whether we know it or not whether we're checking a text message on our phones or looking at a map with gpa these can all help us in our daily lives. real quick i thought i'd put up some examples. so we have in the top left corner clip art i love clip art, of a woman who's using a wheelchair that has an adaptable ramp mechanic al ramp that folds out and this ramp can also as the driver herself so she can drive the car herself and be allowed greater independence in her community. i have an ipad to kind of showcase what it means whether when you have technology that's becoming more interactive such as tablets real quick i'm going to go ahead and put on one app today from an ipad -- thank you so much so we have here an application called proloquo to go thank you again to the asl interpreters to help me out i'm speaking fast i'll try to slow down. so basically we have a communication board that's been is shown here kind of virtual ly which allows a person with a cognitive ability the independence to communicate their needs better and this one here offers customiz
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 9:00am EST
it was strong, violent. it displayed upward motion that gave us a clue that it wasn't a weak tornado, but it was a stronger one. we could see the debris inside the tornado that told us it was time. >> i know you guys know what you are doing. when you see storms of this magnitude you must get nervous. danger? >> i little bit in the beginning. when we had a visual it popped out of the rain. we didn't see it develop. it was ongoing for 10 minutes. when you see the tornado and you know they are moving fast and they are string. there's a bit of nervousness in the beginning before you are able to gauge the path and figure out where it's going. then and there we were a little nervous, we were focused and calm and made sure it wouldn't hit us. >> according to the chicago weather center illinois had 194 tornado warnings. more than half - 101 went out just on sunday. storm. >> it was absolutely an unusual storm, but gives way to the fact that the national weather service have done on excellent job over the last couple of years of improving the forecast models and accuracy and manner. >> a lot
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
is being abused. this is the exactly the place where congressional oversight is useful and necessary. for months now, there have been a steady stream of news stories about the nsa surveillance programs, and yet right now, by law, americans cannot get really the most basic information about what's going on with these programs. consider this. it's been months since the prison program and tfn call records program were revealed to the public, and yet to this day, americans don't know the actual number of people whose information has been collected under those programs. they don't know how many of those people are american, and they have no way of knowing how many of these americans have had their information actually seen by government officials as opposed to just being held in a data base. the administration has taken good steps in good faith to address this problem, but, and i'm afraid these steps are too little and they are not permanent, and so americans still have no way of knowing whether the government is striking the right balance between privacy and security or whether their pri
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 10:59am EST
. they are directly integrated into that. we are working very closely with that. and within the u.s. government doing nightly interagency calls and a variety of other mechanisms to make sure that we have our own house in order. it's been going fairly well so far as more and more ngos come in it will become a greater challenge. >> does the government of the philippines coordinate the capacities of the ngos and the need, the capacities of participating international partners as well as their own cash requirements? is that balanced together? >> yeah. their involvement in those cluster coordination meetings so you have a meeting on health every day, water every day. government of philippines is involved in those and able to hear what ngos capacities are available, what their plans are, provide feedback on that and feedback on priorities in addition to its own activities. >> there are 4 million americans plus with filipino heritage. there is strong compassion among the american people to be engaged. people want to help. i think that's true internationally, but particularly true here in america. is there a
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 3:59pm EST
parts, like us, and other coup tris, thus far, have been asking us what we see and financial aspect pass ports which is aml, standing setting bodies in an international community plans to take us this topic. >> in answer to your first question about the level of regulation, that's exactly what the states are trying to do with states and local regulators to make sure we have an appropriate level of oversight and supervision and if we have the tools to protect and prevent illegal activity. in terms of your second question on international regimes, i think it's important to note that many of these evolving alternative payment systems are in response to consumer demand. and as we've seen in europe and as we've seen in canada and elsewhere, there is a big demand for more realtime payments at lower transax costs. including transmission of money from one country to the next. ours has not evolved over the past four years. >> i know this has potential for abuse, but, i, you know, i may want to get back some of the folks from the treasury at some point. i do think there could at least be the poten
SFGTV2
Nov 19, 2013 12:30pm PST
market is a center here in our city. all of us here are here today to celebrate a very important milestone of building up creativity in our city. to kick us off to talk about this achievement is our mayor, ed lee. >> thank you, joaquin. he works very hard and others that scour these blocks all the time working with all the residents and artist and small businesses have been wonderful. as many of you know i have worked very hard on the revitalization of market street. we have shown some success, but we've always said and i want to emphasize this, you've heard me say this before, the artist in the community led this effort to begin with. they took a lot of risk. so we've never allowed them to escape from our mind about the future of mid-market. they have always been in our sight whether they are living here, working here, we want to make sure they are staying here. yes, rents are rising because of our success, but we still should take care of everybody. this is our city 100 percent. today we are announcing one special effort thanks to the can an foundation, wonderful organization,
PBS
Nov 19, 2013 10:00am PST
the nation's intelligence agency in front. i have an appetite for electricity prices as of the race and use the power to overhaul the nation's inefficient energy industry cover and cook and operators that is not crippled. when you are planting into the steel rods to stabilize the site. expert it tells us what's at stake the stores and more. my friend. i'm ten years at least eight nov nineteen here in korea won from solange from wednesday so much for joining us. we began at the national assembly where tensions between the rival parties remain high as that for the first day of applying a problem and requesting session was interrupted by a walkout by opposition party lawmaker its business person but that day and that with little progress. richmond hill reports on the ongoing political impacts the rulings handed authority on the main opposition democratic party continued to bicker over the team he's too bad for a special probe into allegations that state institutions medals in last year's presidential elections tuesday's into police in section at the national assembly was shrouded in confrontat
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2013 7:00pm EST
and senator inhofe has helped. we have a tremendous group of people who have -- who have helped us. we will have these proceedings presided over by a military lawyer, when possible. the proceedings are going to be recorded. we will prevent victims from being forced to testify in these proceedings. they can have alternative forms of testimony instead. so these are the basic commonsense reforms. and i'm very happy to say that with the strong support we have from so many on both sides of the aisle and with the support of chairman levin, i feel very positive, but to get this done, to stop this revictimmization of people who are just distraught by having been attacked and raped and brutally hurt, we need a bill to come up and we don't need oks to moving forward. we need to move forward with this bill, and i really hope we can. this article 32 reform brings us all together. it brings claire mccaskill and kirsten gillibrand, it brings senator graham and myself. it's just a very bipartisan reform, and there are already several reforms in this bill that we're very proud of, and senator mikulski
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 4:00pm EST
month of october. joining us from washington is al jazeera's libby casey first, the president's dropping approval numbers? whether the poll numbers are because of the healthcare.gov. and jay carney dereflected. he wins again repeated the line it was a miserable roll out and president obama was not fully briefed on how bad this would go down because that is the thing a lot of people on capitol hill are asking. how long ago go the white house remember congress newit would be this bad he avoided the shake up question that he was able to do yesterday on the briefing as well. on the sunday talk shows this weekend say it might be time to reignite the confidence in the obama administration. here is the thing. the key is soap house and senate members are worried about what this is looking like back in their home district. the white house is juggling not just the president's rating but what does it mean for the legislators having to go home during the holiday break coming up. and give what what does it have to do with the budget in the house. think become to a month ago the democrats were given c
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 4:29pm EST
to traditional financial institutions, using digital currencies, individuals may also be able to donate to illegal organizations that would otherwise be legitimately banned. some recent studies as we've been suggesting suggest it's a haven for illegal activity. we talked about silk road and we talk about liberty reserve. but those, i think, are probably just the prime examples of the point that criminals are using a broad array of criminal activities. so as we look at the lack of regulatory oversight and the market risk asoesociateassociats a continuing challenge to overall usage and endorsement. we need to discuss the effectiveness of risk mitigations. thank you for allowing me to testify and we look forward to continuing to work with you. >> thank you, profession sor hughes? >> ranking members helen and kirk and honorable members of the subcommittees. i am honored to be here with you today. monitoring the twopmenteds and taking a responsible approach to their regulation reflects their growing presence in domestic and international transactions. >> they have worked in areas that are li
CNN
Nov 19, 2013 6:00am PST
's murder. in sanford for us this morning, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, facing felony aggravated assault as well as other charges, police spent hours going through the home he shares with his girlfriend as they try to figure out exactly what happened. >> what's going on? >> he's in my house, breaking all my [ bleep ] stuff because i asked him to leave. he has a freaking gun, breaking all my stuff right now. >> reporter: that's the 911 call that police say george zimmerman's girlfriend made during a domestic incident that turned violent. >> you put your gun in my freaking face and told me to get the [ bleep ] out. this is not your house. no. get out of here. >> reporter: the woman told the 911 operator she was pushed out of her house by zimmerman and that he had a shotgun, ar-15, and two handguns inside. she also said the fight started after she had asked the 30-year-old to leave. but zimmerman tells a different story in his own 911 call. >> my girlfriend, for lack of a better word, is going crazy on me. >> reporter: police were already at the house when zimmerman made the call. h
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 6:00am EST
for hundreds of residents standing in front of debris where they used to live. >> it's just hard to believe. it's almost like can i wake up now? it's almost like a nightmare. >> reporter: on monday survivors of sunday's tornados and heavy storms which ravaged communities in 12 states returned to washington, illinois to scrape up what they could and figure out what is next. >> my neighbor found my daughter's journal she kept as a kid. so we will be looking for bits and pieces today. >> reporter: the five-mile wide twister that cut through washington is dozens reported in illinois slamming into dozens of communities like where an elderly brother and sitter were killed and relatives are coping with the loss of their home and that of their loved ones. >> we were planning on a thanksgiving down here and amy bought the turkey and uncle joe was going to fry a turkey down here and all looking forward to that. >> reporter: the southern illinois city of brook port suffered its share of loss as well, 50 homes were levelled or gone entirely. and an effort all night search and rescue of three fatalities a
SFGTV2
Nov 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
homebuilding but the funds would tells us we need to grow an economy and debris i quite frankly as president in the region it's fueled by ideas and manufacturing because those are linoleum are linked powered by carbon and driven by exports and dmroenl engagement but we build a economy like that we can begin to grow better jobs but the last exactly we went from 80 million to 1 hundred and 70 million people. in theory we want people to restructure the economy from one growth populated to another. well, the federal government has left the building and they don't seem to be coming back soon laughter purify or so we have the good news that the mayor's and businesses and civic leaders it could produce their communities their stepping up and doing the hard work to grow jobs and make their economies more prosperous and respond to enlightenment and environmental chamdz. their equipping workings with the stills they need. power in many rights it rovlg down in the united states and leaders across the sectors a stepping up. this is a big structural shift and how we think about who runs america and who g
SFGTV2
Nov 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
a background check let's go to our audience. first of all, if i want to join us the line will start with jane if you on this side go to those doors and we'll include as many as we possibly can. we'll invite you to with one question and i'll keep you on point. we include as many as we think. >> hi i'm peter i like the word collaboration but i see it failing especially with mayor lee talking about the youth summer job program highway he was able to collaborate the money i'm intrigued with what were the downsides what positive 0 things can you mention all 3 of i can mention in collaboration is there any technology that can a help. >> mayor lee. >> well, this has been two years in the making. as i said we wanted to take jobs seriously for everyone. i've felt a strong passion for our youth they're going to take our jobs not future i want them to be prepared. we set up high goals 6 thousand and we did a huge room of outlining all our technology companies and we asked them to take a minute and remember how you got argue first job and find out who helped you get the job. they all realized they've g
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Nov 19, 2013 7:00am EST
today. here's how you can do so -- >> if you want to give us your thoughts on the gettysburg address via twitter you can do so. as always, you can e-mail us at span.org. >> i hear some of the speech that was delivered back on november 19, 1863. it is by president lincoln. it is rather frustrated dedicated to the great task remaining before us that we take increased devotion to the cause that they gave their last full measure of devotion. perhaps you have thoughts about these lines are presently can delivered back then. social media is available to as well. facebook is it with you can do so. we had a few people posting on this as we started this morning. ourbook.com/c-span is facebook page. you can also tweak your thoughts to that c-span wj. the associated press takes a speech thatg the defined a nation. thousands expected to gather today in gettysburg to commemorate lincoln's word. again, you may have thoughts on the speech as well. for first 45 minutes we will look at other topics, but the gettysburg address is what we want you to comment on this morning. the phone numbers will be on yo
FOX News
Nov 19, 2013 2:00am PST
>> thank you so much for starting your day with us, as always. and we begin with a fox news alert for you. overnight dozens of people sickened by fumes at a warehouse facility in carson, california.d spill. it made workers complain of burning in their noses and their throat. in all 70 patients were evaluated is he scene. 12 taken to area hospitals. the sulfur rifewer rick acid ca from a acid company. >> zimmerman's girlfriend claimed he pointed a gun with him in an argument. >> points a gun at me in my freaking face. (bleep). >> this is not zimmerman's first run in with the law since being acquitted in the death of trayvon martin. he has been pulled over twice for speeding and two months ago his estranged wife accused him of threatening her. >> the death toll from the violent twisters in the midwest now rising to 8 people. this morning accurate forecasts and warnings are being credited with saving many more lives. one of the hardest hit towns that is washington illinois where an ef 4 tornado touched down it had winds up to 190 miles an hour. >> the september 2012 unemployment numb
Al Jazeera America
Nov 19, 2013 11:30am EST
"inside story" is next. check us out 24 hours a day on aljazeera.com. wall street, positive territory right now. ♪ as americans open their wallets for the cause, the best practices of giving is the "inside story." >> the sheer scope of the disaster in the philippines is hard to imagine. thon edition of inside story we're going to talk about the long haul and the best way to help the victims and the government of the philippines to rebuild after haiyan. is it cash or physical aid or a combination of the two? we'll look to recent natural disasters such as hurricane katrina and the earthquake in haiti as a guide. but first a look at the recoverly effort. >> it's been 11 days since haiyan hit the country with record force. survivors continue to wait for the basics, food, water, and medicine. >> our situation here is not so good. it smells bad. it's hot, and it's very cold at night. there is also a shortage of food. >> reporter: aid is slowly trickling to the hardest hit and most remote parts of the island nation. helicopters from the u.s. navy aircraft carrier george washingto
SFGTV2
Nov 19, 2013 3:00am PST
justice would advocate for an increased use or implementation of pretrial services at the local level and some on this panel will speak with more detail on that. >> let me ask miss dewint that you are obviously part of the bail association and the president of the organization, you have decades of experience. critics have argued that your association and other associations like it use their influence by way of lobbying to protect the groups financial interest. i'm wondering if you can respond to that and perhaps give us an idea what kind of lobbying your organization does? >> thank you. first of all let me thank jeff and the san francisco public defenders office for this 10th year of the justice submit summit. thank you and i don't have a prepared speech. i do want to address some of these misconceptions. there is a bail reform and we are part of the reform. we are proud to say that we are part of our regulatory agency with the department of insurance to reestablish the industry. but alongside of that we are not a one size fits all industry. there is a place for the criminal justice
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